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  • 26 May 2017, 10:00am - Palmerston North

    The Horses Stayed Behind

    Ten thousand New Zealand horses departed our shores to help our soldiers in WW1. Only a handful returned. Artist Cat Auburn commemorates their service and sacrifice with a large installation featuring Victorian-style rosettes made from donated horse hair. The exhibition is toured by Sarjean...

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  • 26 May 2017, 10:00am - Palmerston North

    Bruce Rennie - The Generous Heart

    For thirty-three years, Bruce Rennie devoted himself to cultivating art and drama activities at Rangitikei College in Marton. His spontaneous, energetic works reflected his teaching style and philosophy in equal measure, bursting off the page in a manner that recalls such iconic illustrators as Q...

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  • 26 May 2017, 10:00am - Palmerston North

    Nova - New Additions to The Collection

    From the everyday to the extraordinary, the collections at Te Manawa are full of treasures that reflect past and present life in the Manawatū. Nova showcases the stories and people behind selected art, taonga and objects acquired by Te Manawa between 2010 and 2015. G3, Gallery Building.

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  • 26 May 2017, 10:00am - Palmerston North

    The Primacy of Gesture: Plein Air Paintings by Ross Whitlock

    Taylor-Jensen Fine Arts is pleased to host the return of artist Ross Whitlock to its hallowed walls. Whitlock has shown at the Taylor-Jensen gallery since its inception almost twenty years ago. Known primarily as a ‘plein aire’ painter, Ross Whitlock’s work has won many awards over the years....

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  • 26 May 2017, 10:00am - Palmerston North

    Butch: A Photographic Exploration by Rachel Hoskin

    A social project of reaction to Butch women in 2017 by photographer Rachel Hoskin. Come along to see big images of fantastic butch women. Open daily in the Te Manawa Atrium.

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  • 26 May 2017, 10:00am - Palmerston North

    Te Awa - The River - Heart of Manawatū

    Te Awa - The River, Heart of the Manawatū explores our river from different angles: meet our local wildlife, learn about the river's history, explore how we use water and discover how our region was formed. Come and seek out our shy cave weta; see how many you can find! You can also join our...

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  • 26 May 2017, 10:00am - Palmerston North

    Kids TM

    Open daily, Kids TM is a vibrant, interactive, playful space at Te Manawa for children up to the age of eight and their caregivers. One of our long-term exhibitions, it gives children the chance to learn through play as they explore familiar indoor and outdoor household spaces; they can be cooks...

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  • 26 May 2017, 10:00am - Palmerston North

    Te Rangi Whenua

    Open daily, Te Taiwhanga o Te Rangi Whenua (Te Rangi Whenua Gallery) shares the stories of iwi groups in the Manawatū, Rangitīkei and Horowhenua regions. The unique gallery walls feature interwoven panels, decorated with a panoramic image of the entire region; the perfect setting to display th...

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  • 26 May 2017, 10:00am - Palmerston North

    Manawatū Journeys

    Open Daily, a journey through our shared history - the stories and of the pioneers who shaped the land as we know it today. The Manawatū has always been a place that people have journeyed through, some stay for a long time, others only briefly. Quite often they leave behind an object that tells t...

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  • 26 May 2017, 10:00am - Palmerston North

    The Topp Twins Exhibition

    Synonymous with a small town, rural New Zealand and that Kiwi “can-do-attitude”, Lynda and Jools Topp are among New Zealand’s best-known entertainers. They’ve been cultural touchstones for more than 40 years, their playful, powerful and political creative work continuing to resonate with a broad...

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